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Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric March listing by industry category 03/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/31/2011 > 39 patent applications in 11 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110073149 - Concentrated solar thermoelectric power system and numerical design model: The invention, the Concentrated Solar Thermoelectric Power System, herein abbreviated as C-STEPS, is a thermo-optical system configuration for the purpose of achieving a high solar energy-to-electricity conversion efficiency based on thermoelectric (TE) devices that use the Seebeck effect. It does so by implementing a system for concentrated solar energy using... Agent:
20110073150 - Diodeless terrestrial photovoltaic solar power array: A method and device are disclosed for diodeless terrestrial photovoltaic solar power arrays. In one or more embodiments, the method and device involve a solar power array device without blocking diodes and/or without bypass diodes. The method comprises providing a solar module, a solar array tracker, a power bus, a... Agent: The Boeing Company
20110073152 - Mixed wiring schemes for shading robustness: A method and apparatus for electrical interconnections utilized in devices adapted to capture solar energy, such as solar cells, solar panels and/or solar arrays is described. In one embodiment, a solar panel is described. The solar panel includes a first plurality of solar devices positioned in a center of the... Agent: Alta Devices, Inc.
20110073155 - Module for converting solar radiation into electricity: Embodiments of the invention relate to a module for converting solar radiation into electricity comprising a panel having a front and a back main side, with a solar energy converting means arranged on or in the front main side and a means for fixing the module to an object. In... Agent: Inventux Technologies Ag
20110073156 - Operating a building integrated photovoltaic conversion system implemented with integrated control management units: A power generating system is manufactured and operated within an exterior shell or façade of a building structure. The system components—energy generating devices (which can be photovoltaic), control units and associated power/signal wiring are incorporated and operated within individual unitized curtain wall units making up the façade... Agent:
20110073153 - Photovoltaic device and manufacturing method thereof: In a structure in which a plurality of structures, having a transparent electrode, a photovoltaic unit, and a backside electrode sequentially layered over a transparent substrate, are connected in series, a insulating groove is formed in a panel periphery in a direction intersecting the direction of series connection in which... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110073151 - Solar cell module: A solar cell module includes a metal substrate, an insulation layer, series-connected solar cells, two output terminals, and a ground terminal. Each solar cell includes an underside electrode layer, a photoelectric conversion layer and a transparent electrode layer. The solar cell module further includes an electrical conductive layer for electrically... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110073154 - Solar cell module: A solar cell module that includes a plurality of solar cells each of which has a photoelectric conversion body configured to generate carriers upon exposure to light; and an electrode provided on the main surface of the photoelectric conversion body, and configured to collect the carriers from the photoelectric conversion... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110073157 - Terminal box and solar cell module: A terminal box has a box body that has a shape of a box having an opening on one surface, has a body-side hinge structure on an end thereof, and accommodates therein an output-cable connecting unit, and a cover that has a cover-side hinge structure forming a hinge structure with... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110073159 - Heat dissipating device and module using same: The present invention relates to a heat dissipating device adapted for use in combination with a module provided with a mounting board. The heat dissipating device has a metallic heat-dissipating member including a body and a number of spaced-apart heat dissipating fins extending upwardly from the upper surface of the... Agent:
20110073161 - High efficiency counterbalanced dual axis solar tracking array frame system: A high efficiency, environmentally friendly system comprising a plurality of photovoltaic solar collecting panels (PV panels) is disclosed. The system comprises an outer frame to which a plurality of inner frames are mounted to which the plurality of PV panels are attached. To minimize shadowing by the outer frame upon... Agent: Sedona Energy Labs, Limited Company
20110073158 - Photovoltaic device and power supply apparatus thereof: A power supply apparatus includes a first carrier and a second carrier connected with each other through a plurality of supporting rods, a plurality of light collecting units disposed on the second carrier, and an actuating rod group movably disposed on the first carrier. The light collecting units each have... Agent: Everphoton Energy Corp
20110073160 - Radiant energy conversion system: A radiant energy concentrating or collimating system comprising an enclosure that shields its contents from environmental effects while allowing radiant energy to transmit through its top window; a plurality of energy concentrating or collimating assemblies, each on its own pivot mechanism and each comprising a plurality of optics, a support... Agent: Enfocus Engineering Corp.
20110073162 - Substrate for thin-film photoelectric conversion device, thin-film photoelectric conversion device including the same, and method for producing substrate for thin-film photoelectric conversion device: Provided is a substrate for a thin-film photoelectric conversion device which makes it possible to produce the device having improved characteristics at low cost and high productivity. The substrate includes a transparent base member, with a transparent underlying layer and a transparent electrode layer successively stacked on one main surface... Agent: Kaneka Corporation
20110073164 - Isobutylene-based elastomers in voltaic cell applications: Disclosed in one aspect is a voltaic cell assembly comprising one or more voltaic cells, a photovoltaic cell in one embodiment; an elastomeric film and a transparent film, the voltaic cell sandwiched there between. The elastomeric film can be formed from a natural rubber or an isobutylene-based elastomer. More particularly,... Agent:
20110073163 - Photovoltaic lamination and roof mounting systems: A photovoltaic system including a first component comprising a lamination of a non-glass photovoltaic module and a support panel having flanges positioned along opposing sides, and a second component configured for attachment to a roof and defining corresponding flanges, wherein the flanges of each component are aligned and secured together... Agent:
20110073167 - Polychlorotrifluoroethylene film and backside protective sheet for solar cell: The present invention provides a polychlorotrifluoroethylene film having ultraviolet shielding ability, moisture resistance and small absolute values of thermal deformation rates. The present invention is a polychlorotrifluoroethylene film having an ultraviolet shield rate of not lower than 70%, a water vapor transmission rate of not higher than 1.00 g/m2·day and... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
20110073165 - Solar cell module and method of manufacturing the same: A solar cell module and a method of manufacturing the same are discussed. The solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells, an interconnector configured to electrically connect adjacent solar cells of the plurality of solar cells to one another, a protective layers configured to protect the plurality of... Agent:
20110073166 - Solar cell module and method of manufacturing the same: A solar cell module and a method of manufacturing the same are discussed. The solar cell module includes a plurality of back contact solar cells, an interconnector that is positioned on back surfaces of the plurality of back contact solar cells and electrically connects adjacent back contact solar cells to... Agent:
20110073169 - Gas barrier composite, back sheet for solar cell module and solar cell module: A back sheet for a solar cell module excellent in barrier property and adhesiveness is provided. The back sheet for a solar cell module comprises two gas barrier films, wherein the gas barrier films each have a substrate film and a barrier layer comprising an inorganic layer comprising an inorganic... Agent:
20110073168 - Layered structure: The invention relates to a layered structure (1) with semiconducting materials on a support layer (3) comprising at least one planar semiconducting layer (6) and several electrodes, in particular a first (4) and second (5) one. The semiconducting layer (6) has a top (8) and bottom (7) flat face extending... Agent: Nanoident Technologies Ag
20110073170 - Photoelectric conversion element: A photoelectric conversion element of the present invention includes: a first electrode being linear; a second electrode; and an electrolyte. The first electrode and the second electrode are disposed via the electrolyte. The first electrode includes a first linear material which includes a copper wire and a metal coating which... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20110073172 - Copper complex dye sensitized solar cell: A dye-sensitized semiconductor includes a semiconductor, and a copper(I) coordination compound comprising 2,9-dialkyl-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthrolinedisulfonate, on the semiconductor. The dye-sensitized semiconductor may be used as part of a photoanode in a solar cell, which also contains a counter-electrode, and a conductive medium containing a redox-active mediator, in contact with and separating the... Agent: American Science And Technology
20110073171 - Protective coating compositions and devices: In one aspect of the present invention, a UV-protective coating composition is described. The UV protective coating composition includes an acrylate polymer; and a non-crystallizing UV-absorber composition. The non-crystallizing UV absorber composition includes a dibenzoylresorcinol and at least one triazine compound. The dibenzoylresorcinol is present at a level in the... Agent: General Electric Company
20110073173 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A solar cell including a first semiconductor layer including a first impurity, a second semiconductor layer disposed on the first semiconductor layer, the second semiconductor layer including a second impurity, a first electrode electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer, and a second electrode electrically connected to the second semiconductor... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110073177 - Dye-sensitized solar cell, manufacturing method of the same, and manufacturing method of working electrode for dye-sensitized solar cell: A short circuit-prevention layer is patterned in a frame shape so as to surround the periphery of a dye-supported metal oxide layer on a region of a conductive surface where the dye-supported metal oxide layer is not formed. The short circuit-prevention layer is formed to be thinner than the dye-supported... Agent: Tdk Corporation
20110073178 - Electrically conductive paste, solar cell containing same and method: An electrically conductive paste for a solar cell comprises a metal powder, an inorganic adhesive, an aqueous adhesive and an auxiliary agent. The aqueous adhesive comprises a water-soluble polymer.... Agent: Byd Co. Ltd
20110073179 - Illuminant type transparent solar cell device: An illuminant transparent solar cell device, comprising a transparent substrate and the following layers disposed from bottom up sequentially on the transparent substrate: a transparent fluorescent layer, a p-type transparent conductive oxide layer, an intrinsic-type transparent conductive oxide layer, a n-type transparent conductive oxide layer, and an anti-reflection layer serving... Agent:
20110073180 - Lead free glass frit powder for manufacturing silicon solar cell, its producing method, metal paste composition containing the same and silicon solar cell: Disclosed are lead free glass frit powder for manufacturing a silicon solar cell, its producing method, a metal paste composition containing the same and a silicon solar cell. The lead free glass frit powder for manufacturing a silicon solar cell includes Bi2O3; B2O3; and any one metal oxide selected from... Agent:
20110073174 - Multi-layer anti-reflective coatings and processes therefor: Methods for making multi-layered anti-reflective coatings are disclosed. Un-solgel precursor compositions may be prepared having inorganic oxide precursors and UV curable acrylic monomer mixtures, deposited on a substrate, and subsequently the coated substrate may be cured by exposure to electromagnetic radiation, such as UV radiation. The coating layers may be... Agent: Guardian Industries Corporation
20110073181 - Patterning electrode materials free from berm structures for thin film photovoltaic cells: A method for forming a thin film photovoltaic device having patterned electrode films includes providing a soda lime glass substrate with an overlying lower electrode layer comprising a molybdenum material. The method further includes subjecting the lower electrode layer with one or more pulses of electromagnetic radiation from a laser... Agent: Stion Corporation
20110073175 - Photovoltaic cell comprising a thin lamina having emitter formed at light-facing and back surfaces: A photovoltaic cell is described having emitter portions formed at both a light-facing surface and a back surface of the cell. In some embodiments, heavily doped emitter regions extend between the front and back emitter regions, connecting them electrically. Use of this structure is particularly well-adapted to a cell formed... Agent: Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc.
20110073176 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate including; a p-type layer, and an n-type layer disposed adjacent to the p-type layer, a dielectric layer positioned on one surface of the semiconductor substrate, a protective layer positioned on one surface of the dielectric layer, a first electrode electrically connected to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110073182 - Glass plate for a solar unit, and glass composition: A solar unit glass plate having a composition comprising the following constituents, the amounts of which are expressed as percentages by weight: SiO2 60-75%; Al2O3 0-5%; Na2O 10-18%; K2O 0-5%; CaO 0-11%; MgO 0-5%; SO3 0-1%; Fe2O3<0.15%; and one or both of: SrO 0-15% and BaO 0-15%, with the proviso... Agent: Pilkington Group Limited
20110073183 - Reflect-array lens for solar cell and solar cell module having reflect-array lens: Disclosed are a reflect-array lens (or a planar lens) and a solar cell module having the same. The reflect-array lens for a solar cell includes: a planar dielectric substrate having a first permittivity, wherein a plurality of recesses are formed on one surface of the planar dielectric substrate and filled... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunication Research Institute
20110073184 - Method for manufacturing monocrystalline thin film and monocrystalline thin film device manufactured thereby: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a monocrystalline film and a device formed by the above method, and according to the method mentioned above, lift-off of the monocrystalline silicon film is preferably performed and a high-purity monocrystalline silicon film can be obtained. A monocrystalline silicon substrate (template Si... Agent: Japan Science And Technology Agency
20110073185 - Photovoltaic device and process for producing photovoltaic device: A photoelectric conversion apparatus (100) having a photovoltaic layer (3) comprising a crystalline silicon i-layer (42) formed on a large surface area substrate (1) of not less than 1 m2, wherein the crystalline silicon i-layer comprises regions in which the Raman peak ratio, which is the ratio, within the substrate... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110073186 - Target for a sputtering process for making a compound film layer of a thin solar cell, method of making the thin film solar cell, and thin film solar cell made thereby: A target adapted for a sputtering process for making a compound film layer of a thin film solar cell includes a composition having a formula of CuB1-xCxSeyS2-y, wherein B and C are independently selected from Group IIIA elements; x ranges from 0 to 1; and y ranges from 0 to... Agent:
20110073187 - Method of producing photoelectric conversion element, photoelectric conversion element, and photoelectrochemical cell: wherein X represents a group of non-metallic atoms necessary for forming a 7-membered ring; Y represents a dye residue; n represents an integer of 1 or more; Z represents a substituent; m represents 0 or a positive integer; and R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a specific substituent.... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation03/24/2011 > 19 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110067742 - Thermoelectric-based power generation systems and methods: Some embodiments provide a waste heat recovery apparatus including an exhaust tube having a cylindrical outer shell configured to contain a flow of exhaust fluid; a first heat exchanger extending through a first region of the exhaust tube, the first heat exchanger in thermal communication with the cylindrical outer shell;... Agent:
20110067744 - Dc power system using hcpv and bipv modules: A direct current (DC) power system uses High Concentration Photovoltaic (HCPV) modules and Building-Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) module. Power outputs of the HCPV/BIPV modules are mixed to improve utilization of generated power. Thus, solar power is used through best power control and energy conservation.... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research
20110067745 - Highly efficient solar power systems: Different systems to achieve solar power conversion are provided in at least three different general aspects, with circuitry that can be used to harvest maximum power from a solar source (1) or strings of panels (11) for DC or AC use, perhaps for transfer to a power grid (10) three... Agent: Ampt, LLC
20110067743 - Intelligent solar panel array: An intelligent solar panel array is disclosed. The array comprises a master panel and a plurality of client panels connected by a predetermined scheme. All panels further comprise a plurality of solar energy collection modules, a supporting, pivoting and tilting mechanism, a controller and a short range communication unit. The... Agent:
20110067746 - Interconnector: Provided is an interconnector capable of reducing stress that is generated between a first electronic device element and a first connection portion and between a second electronic device element and a second connection portion without needing a larger space for attachment. An interconnector (1) for electrically connecting a diode (2)... Agent: Mitsubishi Electrlc Corporation
20110067747 - Photovoltaic device and power module: A concentrated photovoltaic module includes a carrier, a plurality of side plates coupled to the carrier and having a plurality of openings, and a light-collecting unit having a lens assembly disposed above the carrier and a solar cell assembly disposed below the carrier. A receiving space is defined and formed... Agent: Everphoton Energy Corp
20110067749 - Solar array support structure: Disclosed herein is a solar array support structure that includes a mounting structure extending a length and configured to receive a solar array. The solar array support structure further includes a support column extending from the mounting structure into a ground. Moreover, the solar array support structure includes a lateral... Agent:
20110067748 - Solar system: The present invention relates to a solar system comprising a plurality of solar modules, particularly photovoltaic modules, characterized in that the solar modules are arranged at least two different angles of inclination relative to a flat, particularly horizontal, base area, for instance a flat roof. According to a variant the... Agent: Inventux Technologies Ag
20110067750 - Tracking solar photovoltaic power generation system, and tracking control method and tracking shift correction method for tracking solar photovoltaic power generation system: According to one embodiment, a tracking drive solar photovoltaic power generator (1) in a tracking solar photovoltaic power generation system comprises a photovoltaic panel (10) that converts sunlight into electric power, and a tracking control portion (13) that provides tracking control over a turning position and a tilt position of... Agent:
20110067751 - Photovoltaic modules manufactured using monolithic module assembly techniques: Photovoltaic modules comprising back-contact solar cells manufactured using monolithic module assembly techniques comprising a flexible circuit comprising a back sheet and a patterned metallization. The module may comprise busses in electrical contact with the patterned metallization to extract the current. The module may alternatively comprise multilevel metallizations. Interlayer dielectric comprising... Agent:
20110067753 - Compositionally-graded and structurally-graded photovoltaic devices and methods of fabricating such devices: A semiconductor structure is described, including a semiconductor substrate and a semiconductor layer disposed on the semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor layer is both compositionally graded and structurally graded. Specifically, the semiconductor layer is compositionally graded through its thickness from substantially intrinsic at the interface with the substrate to substantially doped... Agent: General Electric Company
20110067752 - Solar cell with epitaxially grown quantum dot material: A monolithic semiconductor photovoltaic solar cell comprising a plurality of subcells disposed in series on an electrically conductive substrate. At least one subcell of the plurality of subcells includes an epitaxially grown self-assembled quantum dot material. The subcells are electrically connected via tunnel junctions. Each of the subcells has an... Agent: Cyrium Technologies Incorporated
20110067755 - Method for manufacturing cis-based thin film solar cell: A method of manufacturing a CIS-based thin film solar cell that achieves high photoelectric conversion efficiency comprises: forming a backside electrode layer on a substrate; forming a p-type CIS-based light absorbing layer thereon; and further forming an n-type transparent and electrically conductive film. The above-mentioned forming a p-type CIS-based light... Agent: Showa Shell Sekiyu K.k.
20110067754 - Substrate structures for integrated series connected photovoltaic arrays and process of manufacture of such arrays: This invention comprises manufacture of photovoltaic cells by deposition of thin film photovoltaic junctions on metal foil substrates. The photovoltaic junctions may be heat treated if appropriate following deposition in a continuous fashion without deterioration of the metal support structure. In a separate operation, an interconnection substrate structure is provided,... Agent:
20110067757 - Copper indium gallium selenide (cigs) thin films with composition controlled by co-sputtering: A method and apparatus for forming a thin film of a copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS)-type material are disclosed. The method includes providing first and second targets in a common sputtering chamber. The first target includes a source of CIGS material, such as an approximately stoichiometric polycrystalline CIGS material, and... Agent:
20110067756 - Thin film solar cell: A thin film solar cell includes; a first electrode, a first active layer disposed on the first electrode, a porous intermediate layer disposed on the first active layer, a second active layer disposed on the intermediate layer and a second electrode disposed on the second active layer.... Agent: Samgung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110067758 - Photovoltaic concentrator assembly with optically active cover: A photovoltaic concentrator assembly that includes a housing that defines an internal volume and includes a rim, wherein the rim defines an opening into the internal volume, a photovoltaic cell positioned in the internal volume, and an optical element that includes an optically active body and a flange extending outward... Agent:
20110067759 - Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof: A solar cell includes; a substrate; a first electrode disposed on the substrate, and including a first groove formed therein, a semiconductor layer disposed on the first electrode, and including a second groove formed therein, and a second electrode disposed on the semiconductor layer and connected to the first electrode... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110067760 - Aromatic polyimide film, laminate and solar cell: Disclosed is a polyimide film prepared from an aromatic tetracarboxylic acid component and an aromatic diamine component, which has a dimensional change from 25° C. to 500° C. within a range of from −0.3% to +0.6% based on the initial dimension at 25° C. The polyimide film may be used... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.03/17/2011 > 35 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110061703 - Heat recovery system for the hot rolling line: A heat recovery system for a hot rolling line where a metallic material is heated and rolled, the system includes a thermoelectric converter converting heat generated by processing of the metallic material at the hot rolling line to electricity, and an electricity storage storing the electricity converted by the thermoelectric... Agent: Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Sys.corp.
20110061704 - Thermoelectric conversion module and method for producing the same: A thermoelectric conversion module is formed by bonding a P-type thermoelectric conversion material and an N-type thermoelectric conversion material together with an insulating material including spherical ceramic grains having an index of grain size dispersion, 3CV, of about 20% or less interposed therebetween. The P-type thermoelectric conversion material and the... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20110061713 - Apparatuses and methods to reduce safety risks associated with photovoltaic systems: Apparatuses and methods to reduce safety risks associated with photovoltaic systems by providing a safety switch on a photovoltaic panel. In one embodiment, a photovoltaic panel includes: at least one photovoltaic cell; a connector to output energy from the photovoltaic panel; and a switch coupled between the at least one... Agent: Tigo Energy
20110061711 - Building-integrated solar photovoltaic panel: A device to generate electricity from solar rays is provided. A photovoltaic solar cell unit comprises a first cover and a second cover. The second cover is generally parallel to the first cover and the second cover is spaced from the first cover. The first and the second cover have... Agent:
20110061712 - Cord plate: A photovoltaic module cord plate is disclosed. The cord plate has a base and channel.... Agent: First Solar, Inc.
20110061707 - Dye-sensitized solar cells and mobile device including the same: A dye-sensitized solar cell and a mobile device including the same are disclosed. The dye-sensitized solar cell includes a first transparent substrate, which allows sunlight incident to pass through, a second substrate, which is formed apart from the first substrate, and a plurality of cells, which includes a first electrode,... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110061708 - Multicolor photovoltaic electrochromic apparatus: A multicolor photovoltaic electrochromic apparatus is provided, including a first transparent substrate, a second transparent substrate opposite to the first transparent substrate, a photovoltaic electrochromic device on the first transparent substrate, and a chromogenic device between the first and the second transparent substrates. The photovoltaic electrochromic device includes thin-film solar... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110061714 - Polyvinyl acetal films containing cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid esters as a plasticizer: A plasticizer-containing film of polyvinyl acetal having a softening temperature Tg of less than 74° C. contains at least one cyclohexane dicarboxylic acid ester as a plasticizer. The plasticizer-containing films have a low tendency for sweating of the plasticizer, and are useful in producing laminate safety glasses and photovoltaic modules.... Agent: Kuraray Europe Gmbh
20110061705 - Rotatable junction box for a solar module: Provided are novel junction boxes for solar modules. The junction boxes or J-boxes can be rotated or otherwise moved to change the module's electrical connection state. According to various embodiments, the J-boxes are movable between two or more orientations each associated with an electrical connection configuration. In particular embodiments, the... Agent: Miasole
20110061710 - Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a solar cell and a method of manufacturing the same. The method of manufacturing the solar cell includes stacking a solar cell device layer containing GaN on a sacrificial substrate, etching the solar cell device layer to expose the sacrificial substrate, thereby forming one or more solar cell... Agent:
20110061709 - Structural element for a solar panel, and structure comprising such an element: The invention relates to a structural element for a solar panel, comprising at least one layer of dielectric material, characterized in that it comprises conductive means, which are in contact with said layer of dielectric material, and an electrical connection means for connecting the conductive means to the earth of... Agent:
20110061715 - Thin film photoelectric conversion device and method for manufacturing the same: Provided is a thin film photoelectric conversion device with maximized output characteristic, by improving an uneven current value of a photoelectric conversion cell caused by an uneven film thickness and an uneven film quality of a photoelectric conversion semiconductor layer, which may be generated in scaling up an integrated-type thin... Agent: Kaneka Corporation
20110061706 - Thin film type solar cell and method for manufacturing the same, and thin film type solar cell module and power generation system using the same: A thin film type solar cell with a plurality of unit cells connected in series is disclosed, wherein uniform energy conversion efficiency is maintained in all of the unit cells by improving the energy conversion efficiency in the unit cell with the relatively-low energy conversion efficiency, to thereby realize the... Agent: Jusung Engineering Co., Ltd.
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20110061718 - Passively cooled solar concentrating photovoltaic device: A Cassegrain-type concentrating solar collector cell includes primary and secondary mirrors disposed on opposing convex and concave surfaces of a light-transparent (e.g., glass) optical element. Light enters an aperture surface surrounding the secondary mirror, and is reflected by the primary mirror toward the secondary mirror, which re-reflects the light onto... Agent: Solfocus, Inc.
20110061716 - Photovoltaic device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a photovoltaic device. The method comprising: forming a first electrode on a substrate; forming a first unit cell on the first electrode, the first unit cell comprising an intrinsic semiconductor layer; forming an intermediate reflector on the first unit cell, the intermediate reflector comprises... Agent:
20110061717 - Solar cell apparatus using microlens and method for manufacturing same: Provided are a solar cell apparatus and a method of manufacturing the same. More particularly, a high efficiency, inexpensive and large-area solar cell apparatus using a microlens, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The solar cell apparatus includes a plate on which a plurality of lenses are... Agent:
20110061719 - Solar electricity generation system: A solar electricity generation system including a solar energy-to-electricity converter having a solar energy receiving surface including at least an electricity-generating solar energy receiving surface and a plurality of reflectors arranged to reflect solar energy directly onto the solar energy receiving surface, each of the plurality of reflectors having a... Agent: Zenith Solar Ltd.
20110061723 - Dye sensitised solar cell: The present invention pertains to an electrode layer comprising a porous film made of oxide semiconductor fine particles sensitized with certain methin dyes. Moreover the present invention pertains to a photoelectric conversion device comprising said electrode layer, a dye sensitized solar cell comprising said photoelectric conversion device and to novel... Agent: Basf Se
20110061722 - Dye-sensitized solar cell and manufacturing method of the same: A dye-sensitized solar cell is disclosed. The dye-sensitized solar cell comprises a first substrate including a first electrode, a photo-absorption layer positioned on the first substrate, and a second substrate positioned on the photo-absorption layer and including a second electrode, the photo-absorption layer including a first scattering layer positioned in... Agent:
20110061721 - Lens with increasing pitches: A non-imaging lens includes a transparent member, a conical protrusion and a plurality of annular protrusions. The transparent member includes a first surface and a second surface. The first surface and the second surface are planar. The conical protrusion is defined on the first surface. The annular protrusions are concentrically... Agent: Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, Inc.
20110061724 - Photovoltaic cell module and method of forming same: A photovoltaic cell module, a photovoltaic array including at least two modules, and a method of forming the module are provided. The photovoltaic cell module includes a substrate and a tie layer disposed on the substrate. The tie layer has a depth of penetration of from 1.1 to 100 mm... Agent:
20110061726 - High efficiency solar cell: This invention relates to a high efficiency solar cell with a novel architecture. In one embodiment, the solar cell is comprised of a high energy gap cell stack and a dichroic mirror. The high energy gap cell stack is exposed to solar light before there is any splitting of the... Agent:
20110061725 - Photovoltaic device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a photovoltaic device. The method comprising: forming a first electrode on a substrate; forming a first unit cell comprising an intrinsic semiconductor layer on the first electrode; forming an intermediate reflector on the first unit cell, and the intermediate reflector comprising a plurality of... Agent:
20110061731 - Array of small contacts for solar cell fabrication: Fabrication of a solar cell using a printed contact mask. The contact mask may include dots formed by inkjet printing. The dots may be formed in openings between dielectric layers (e.g., polyimide). Intersections of overlapping dots may form gaps that define contact regions. The spacing of the gaps may be... Agent:
20110061727 - Dye-sensitized solar cells and mobile device including the same: A dye-sensitized solar cell is disclosed. The dye-sensitized solar cell includes a first substrate, being transparent, a first electrode, formed on a rear surface of the first substrate, a second electrode, formed apart from the first electrode, a catalytic layer, formed on a rear surface of the first electrode, a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110061728 - Protective film and front sheet for solar cell: Provided is a protective film having high transparency, high ultraviolet absorption ability, high weatherability and flexibility, and not being peeled from its coating layers from a plastic film even if irradiated with ultraviolet. the protective film. The protective film comprises a plastic film and a coating layer on the surface... Agent:
20110061729 - Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a solar cell and a method of manufacturing the same. The method includes implanting impurities of a second conductivity type opposite to a first conductivity type on the entire surface of a semiconductor substrate of the first conductivity type to form an emitter layer, forming a first anti-reflective... Agent: Shin Sung Holdings Co., Ltd.
20110061730 - Textured rear electrode structure for use in photovoltaic device such as cigs/cis solar cell: A photovoltaic device including a rear electrode which may also function as a rear reflector. In certain example embodiments, the rear electrode comprises a reflective film (e.g., of Mo or the like) including one or more layers provided on an interior surface of a rear glass substrate of the photovoltaic... Agent: Guardian Industries Corp.
20110061733 - Additives to silane for thin film silicon photovoltaic devices: The objective of this invention is to use chemical additives to increase the rate of deposition processes for the amorphous silicon film (αSi:H) and/or the microcrystalline silicon film (μCSi:H), and improve the electrical current generating capability of the deposited films for photoconductive films used in the manufacturing of Thin Film... Agent: Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.
20110061732 - Solar cell: A solar cell is shown. The solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate of a first conductive type; a first amorphous semiconductor layer including a crystalline portion; a first electrode portion on the semiconductor substrate; and a second electrode portion on the semiconductor substrate.... Agent:
20110061735 - Crosslinkable ethylene copolymer composition, encapsulating sheet for solar cell element composed of the same, and solar cell module using the sheet: The present invention provides a crosslinkable ethylene copolymer composition which is superior in transparency, heat resistance, adhesive property, flexibility, moldability, durability, and the like, as well as in insulating property, and which shows less decrease in adhesive property with time and can maintain the adhesive property for a long period,... Agent: Du Pont-mitsui Polychemicals Co., Ltd.
20110061734 - Method for forming nano size turf on transparent polymer films used in solar cells, and method for enhancing transmittance of transparent polymer films of solar cells: The method for forming nano size turfs on a surface of a transparent polymer film used in a solar cell is disclosed, which comprises a first step for attaching a transparent polymer film on a glass, a second step for installing the glass prepared in the first step on an... Agent: Korea Institute Of Machinery And Materials
20110061737 - Back contact in thin film solar cells: e
20110061736 - Photovoltaic back contact: A method to preparing Cadmium telluride surface before forming metal back contact is disclosed. The method can include removing carbon from Cadmium telluride surface.... Agent: First Solar, Inc.03/10/2011 > 35 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110056530 - High concentrated photovoltaic (hcpv) solar cell module: A high concentrated photovoltaic (HCPV) solar cell module, comprising: a set of Fresnel lenses, a Group III-V semiconductor solar cell, and a substrate used to carry said Group III-V semiconductor solar cell. Wherein, said substrate is made of material of good heat dissipation, for assisting heat dissipation. Said set of... Agent:
20110056531 - Method for enhancing the performance of thermoelectric materials by irradiation-processing: One embodiment includes a method for enhancing thermoelectric properties in a thermoelectric material including irradiation processing.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110056536 - Apparaus and method for mounting a renewable energy panel on a roof: An apparatus for retaining a photovoltaic panel on a rooftop includes a vessel having a first side, second side, front, bottom, and top panels, wherein the panels are attached to define a void within the vessel. A fill port is disposed on the vessel. A first hole is adapted to... Agent:
20110056532 - Method for manufacturing thin crystalline solar cells pre-assembled on a panel: A method for fabricating a photovoltaic (PV) cell panel wherein each of a plurality of silicon donor wafers has a separation layer formed on its upper surface, e.g., porous anodically etched silicon. On each donor wafer, a PV cell is then partially completed including at least part of inter-cell interconnect,... Agent: Crystal Solar, Inc.
20110056535 - Photovoltaic panel: A photovoltaic panel (10) comprising a back plate (12), a front sheet (20) and a photovoltaic cell (30) disposed between the back plate (12) and the front sheet (20), wherein the photovoltaic panel (10) comprises a protective element (22, 24) which extends along an edge of the front sheet (20)... Agent:
20110056534 - Semitransparent photovoltaic film: A semitransparent photovoltaic film is provided, including a flexible substrate that integrates a plurality of first and second planar portions, and a plurality of photovoltaic cells. An angle is also included correspondingly between the first and the second planar portions. The photovoltaic cells are formed on a plurality of surfaces... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110056533 - Series solar system with current-matching function: A series solar system with current-matching function includes a plurality of solar modules. The plurality of the solar modules is electrically connected in series. Each solar module includes a DC/DC converter and a solar panel electrically connected in parallel. The photocurrent generated by the solar panel is matched with the... Agent:
20110056537 - Substrate and collector grid structures for integrated series connected photovoltaic arrays and process of manufacturing of such arrays: The invention teaches novel structure and methods for producing electrical current collectors and electrical interconnection structure. Such articles find particular use in facile production of modular arrays of photovoltaic cells. The current collector and interconnecting structures may be initially produced separately from the photovoltaic cells thereby allowing the use of... Agent:
20110056538 - Photovoltaic device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a photovoltaic device. The method includes: forming a first electrode on a substrate; forming a first unit cell converting light into electricity on the first electrode; forming an intermediate reflector on the first unit cell, the intermediate reflector including metallic nanoparticles arranged therein; and... Agent:
20110056539 - Assemblies comprising a thermally and dimensionally stable polyimide film, an electrode and an absorber layer, and methods relating thereto: The assemblies of the present invention comprise an electrode, an absorber layer and a polyimide film. The polyimide film contains from about 40 to about 95 weight percent of a polyimide derived from: i. at least one aromatic dianhydride, at least about 85 mole percent of such aromatic dianhydride being... Agent: E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
20110056540 - Three-dimensional solar arrays: An assembly for retaining a plurality of photovoltaic modules in a three-dimensional array, the assembly including a plurality of overlapping vertically spaced grid layers each defining a plurality of horizontally spaced positions, wherein the photovoltaic modules are arranged and retained in the positions of successive grid layers in substantially non-overlapping... Agent:
20110056541 - Cadmium-free thin films for use in solar cells: A process for forming a cadmium-free thin film includes the steps of forming a first liquid precursor, forming a second liquid precursor, mixing the first and second liquid precursors in a vessel to form a coating material having no cadmium present, and dispensing the coating material from the vessel to... Agent:
20110056542 - Energy conversion device: A solid-state energy conversion device and method of making is disclosed wherein the solid-state energy conversion device is formed through the conversion of an insulating material. In one embodiment, the solid-state energy conversion device operates as a photovoltaic device to provide an output of electrical energy upon an input of... Agent: University Of Central Florida, State University Of The State Of Florida
20110056543 - Hybrid nanocomposite: The invention aims at a hybrid nanocomposite material comprising electrically conducting inorganic elongated nanocrystals grafted on at least part of the surface thereof with an electrically conducting organic compound, and a preparation process thereof. The invention further discloses thin films, solar cells and switchable devices comprising said hybrid nanocomposite.... Agent: Universite De La Mediterranee Aix-marseille Ii
20110056547 - Passivating layer for photovoltaic cells: A photovoltaic cell which comprises a first electrode, a second electrode, a photoactive, charge-separating layer comprising a semiconducting polymer between the first and the second electrodes, and a passivatng layer adapted to enhance the lifetime of the photovoltaic cell. The passivating layer comprises a substantially amorphous titanium oxide having the... Agent:
20110056544 - Solar cell: A solar cell is disclosed. The solar cell includes a substrate containing first impurities of a first conductive type, an emitter layer containing second impurities of a second conductive type opposite the first conductive type, a first electrode electrically connected to the emitter layer, and a second electrode electrically connected... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20110056545 - Solar cell: A solar cell is discussed. The solar cell includes a substrate of a first conductive type, an emitter region of a second conductive type opposite the first conductive type that is positioned on the substrate, a first field region of the first conductive type that is positioned on the substrate... Agent:
20110056546 - Thin absorber layer of a photovoltaic device: Methods and apparatus are provided for converting electromagnetic radiation, such as solar energy, into electric energy with increased efficiency when compared to conventional solar cells. In one embodiment of a photovoltaic (PV) device, the PV device generally includes an n-doped layer and a p+-doped layer adjacent to the n-doped layer... Agent: Alta Devices, Inc.
20110056556 - Dye-sensitized solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a dye-sensitized solar cell wherein an improved photoelectric conversion efficiency is realized by suppressing reverse electron transfer and improving conductivity of electrodes. Corrosion of electrodes by an electrolyte solution is greatly suppressed in the dye-sensitized solar cell. A method for manufacturing the dye-sensitized solar cell is also disclosed.... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110056553 - Photovoltaic device: Methods and apparatus are provided for converting electromagnetic radiation, such as solar energy, into electric energy with increased efficiency when compared to conventional solar cells. A photovoltaic (PV) unit, according to embodiments of the invention, may have a very thin absorber layer produced by epitaxial lift-off (ELO), all electrical contacts... Agent: Alta Devices, Inc.
20110056555 - Photovoltaic modules containing plasticized intermediate layer films with high volume resistivity and good penetration resistance: Plasticizer-containing films based on polyvinyl acetal and comprising more than 10 ppm of metal ions selected from the group of alkaline earth metals, zinc and aluminum and less than as 150 ppm of alkali metal ions are used for the production of photovoltaic modules. The films preferably exhibit an electrical... Agent: Kuraray Europe Gmbh
20110056550 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A solar cell and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The solar cell includes a substrate that contains first impurities of a first conductive type and is formed of a crystalline semiconductor, a first field region that is positioned on an incident surface of the substrate and contains... Agent:
20110056551 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A solar cell and a method for manufacturing the same are discussed. The solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate, a first doped region of a first conductive type, a second doped region of a second conductive type opposite the first conductive type, a back passivation layer having contact holes exposing... Agent:
20110056552 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A solar cell comprises a photoelectric conversion body configured to generate photogenerated carriers upon receiving light; a first transparent conductive film formed on a first major surface of the photoelectric conversion body; and a second transparent conductive film formed on a second major surface provided on an side opposite to... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110056554 - Solar cell and method of manufacturing solar cell: A solar cell including a semiconductor substrate having a pn junction, a silver electrode and an aluminum electrode on a rear surface of the semiconductor substrate, and an overlap region where the silver electrode and the aluminum electrode overlap each other, a glass softening point temperature of a glass component... Agent:
20110056549 - Thin-film solar module and method of making: In a thin-film solar module comprising a transparent substrate (1), a transparent doped zinc oxide front electrode film (2) deposited on substrate (1), a semiconductor film (3), an optional doped zinc oxide rear electrode film (4), and a reflecting layer (5) on the rear surface turned away from the side... Agent:
20110056548 - Wafer-based solar cell with deeply etched structure: The present invention provides a solar cell fabricated with a single-crystalline, polycrystalline or amorphous semiconductor wafer. The semiconductor wafer has etched holes or a groove array on it. The depthes of the holes or grooves are larger than one fourth thickness of the wafer. Or, the bottom areas of the... Agent:
20110056558 - Solar cell: A solar cell is provided, including a substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, an n-type semiconductor layer and a p-type semiconductor layer. The first electrode is disposed on the substrate. The second electrode is disposed between the first electrode and the substrate. The n-type semiconductor layer is disposed between... Agent: Auria Solar Co., Ltd.
20110056557 - Thin film solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: A thin film solar cell including a first substrate, a first electrode on the first substrate, an upper surface of the first electrode having a plurality of irregularities, an absorption layer on the first electrode, the absorption layer including amorphous silicon layers and microcrystal silicon layers contacting the first electrode... Agent:
20110056559 - Attachment system of photovoltaic cells to fluoropolymer structural membrane: The invention describes an extensible membrane system to which a photovoltaic device is secured.... Agent:
20110056560 - Solar cell module and manufacturing method thereof: Reduction in characteristic due to non-uniformity of crystallinity of a microcrystalline silicon film in a surface of a solar cell module is inhibited. A solar cell module is provided having an i-type layer of a microcrystalline silicon film as a photovoltaic layer in a photovoltaic unit (14), the i-type layer... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110056561 - Branched materials for photovoltaic devices: The invention provides a dye-sensitized photovoltaic device which comprises: a first electrode; a second electrode; and, disposed between the first and second electrodes: an electron acceptor material which comprises a semiconductive metal oxide, a redox mediator material, and a photosensitizing dye which comprises a dendrimer of formula (I): [X]m-CORE-[[Y]p]-[DEN-DRON]]n wherein... Agent: Isis Innovation Limited
20110056563 - Electrolyte composition: A method of preparing an electrolyte composition comprising an ionic liquid and carbon particles and/or platinium nanoparticles for use in photoelectric cells, the method comprising comminuting carbon particles and/or platinum nanoparticles in the presence of the ionic liquid.... Agent: Solarprint Limited
20110056562 - Photoelectric conversion material, film containing the material, photoelectric conversion device, production method thereof, photosensor, imaging device and their use methods: wherein Z1 is a ring containing two carbon atoms and represents a 5-membered ring, a 6-membered ring or a condensed ring containing at least either a 5-membered ring or a 6-membered ring, each of L1, L2 and L3 independently represents an unsubstituted methine group or a substituted methine group, n... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110056564 - Nanoparticles and methods of making and using: A nanoparticle composition is disclosed comprising a copper indium gallium selenide, a copper indium sulfide, or a combination thereof. Also disclosed is a layer comprising the nanoparticle composition. A photovoltaic device comprising the nanoparticle composition and/or the absorbing layer is disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for producing the nanoparticle compositions,... Agent:03/03/2011 > 55 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110048484 - Thermoelectric generator and fuel cell for electric power co-generation: Systems and methods of electric power generation are disclosed. A particular method includes generating electric power using a fuel cell. The method also includes generating additional electric power using a thermoelectric generator (TE) by routing exhaust from the fuel cell to a hot side of the TE and routing fuel... Agent:
20110048485 - Integrated battery management system for vehicles: A Peltier device manufactured into the surface of a battery cell... Agent:
20110048486 - Thermoelectric module: A thermoelectric module includes: a plurality of thermoelectric elements that is electrically series-connected via a plurality of electrodes; and a pair of substrates on which the plurality of electrodes are formed on facing surfaces of the pair of substrates, the pair of substrates being provided perpendicularly to a heat transfer... Agent:
20110048488 - Combined thermoelectric/photovoltaic device and method of making the same: A combined thermoelectric/photovoltaic device features a photovoltaic cell with a common electrode, an electrically insulative, thermally conductive layer applied to the common electrode, and an array of thermoelectric couples each including a p-type semiconductor element and an n-type semiconductor element. There is an electrically conductive bridge for each thermoelectric couple... Agent:
20110048489 - Combined thermoelectric/photovoltaic device for high heat flux applications and method of making the same: A combined thermoelectric/photovoltaic device features a photovoltaic cell with a common electrode, an electrically insulative, thermally conductive layer applied to the common electrode, and an array of thermoelectric couples each including a p-type semiconductor element and an n-type semiconductor element. There is an electrically conductive bridge for each thermoelectric couple... Agent:
20110048487 - Solar amtec power system: A solar AMTEC power system including a support structure, an electric generator segment connected to the support structure, the electric generator segment including a receiver and at least two wings extending at a non-zero angle relative to the receiver, wherein each wing defines an enclosed volume divided into a hot... Agent:
20110048490 - Lattice-matched chalcogenide multi-junction photovoltaic cell: A multi junction photovoltaic device is disclosed. In certain examples, the device includes an upper photovoltaic cell comprising a first plurality of layers of films, including a first active layer of a chalcogenide having a first lattice constant and first energy band gap, and a lower photovoltaic cell disposed below... Agent:
20110048493 - Solar cell: Provided is a solar cell. The solar cell includes a photovoltaic conversion device having first surface and the second surface on the opposite side, a first electrode connected to the first surface, a second electrode connected to the second surface, and an alkaline metal containing layer contacting one of the... Agent:
20110048492 - Solar cell and solar cell module: A solar cell includes: an photoelectric conversion body including a first main surface and a second main surface opposed to the first main surface; a first electrode provided on the first main surface; a second electrode provided on the second main surface; a first conductive connection member connected with the... Agent:
20110048494 - Solar cell module: In a solar cell module 100, a wiring member 11 has a plurality of recesses 11a formed in a facing surface S facing a resin adhesive 12. the resin adhesive 12 enters each of the plurality of recesses 11a and thereby exerts an anchor effect.... Agent:
20110048491 - Solar-cell module and solar cell: A solar-cell module comprises a plurality of solar cells electrically connected each other by wiring materials. Each solar cell comprises: a photoelectric conversion body including a first surface irradiated with light and a second surface located on the opposite side to the first surface, the photoelectric conversion body configured to... Agent:
20110048497 - Concentrating solar power generation unit and method for manufacturing a concentrating solar power generation unit: A concentrating solar power generation unit 1 according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a concentrating lens panel 10 in which a plurality of concentrating lenses 12 are arranged on a light transmitting panel substrate 11; a solar cell mounting plate 21 in which solar cells 20 are... Agent:
20110048498 - Low cost solar cell: A solar module (10) includes at least one solar cell (100, 101, 102) arranged into a housing (500), at least one reflective cavity (200) arranged into the housing, at least one focusing element (300) arranged to focus incident sunlight into at least the one reflective cavity, which is arranged to... Agent:
20110048500 - Photovoltaic concentration module and device: The invention relates to a photovoltaic concentration module and device. The device includes: a primary lens (10) configured to concentrate incident solar radiation and to generate a first concentrated radiation; a solar cell (30) configured to collect the first concentrated radiation; and a substrate (40) enabling the electrical connection and... Agent:
20110048499 - Photovoltaic device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a photovoltaic device. The photovoltaic device includes a substrate; a first unit cell disposed on the substrate and comprising a p-type window layer, an i-type photoelectric conversion layer and an n-type layer; an intermediate reflector disposed on the first unit cell and comprising a hydrogenated n-type microcrystalline silicon... Agent:
20110048495 - Photovoltaic module containing a metal/polymer stack for enhanced cooling and reflection: A method and apparatus for efficiently cooling a PV module for converting solar radiation to electrical energy comprises a means for defining a thermally conductive path characterized by a steep thermal gradient (delta T) provided interiorly, adjacent the back surface of the solar cells and having opposite ends extending exteriorly... Agent:
20110048501 - Solar cell module: The invention relates to a solar cell module comprising at least two assemblies (SCA) which are connected to each other and have solar cells and also a module base plate comprising an electrically conductive carrier structure and a rear-side plate which is electrically insulated at least on the side orientated... Agent:
20110048496 - Solar reflector: In one embodiment of the invention, there is provided a solar reflector assembly comprising a corrugated support structure and a reflector panel. The support structure includes a plurality of support panels each having a generally U or V-shaped cross-section. The support panels are interlocked and connected to a lower facing... Agent:
20110048502 - Systems and methods of photovoltaic cogeneration: Systems and methods are disclosed for controlling photovoltaic cell temperature by removing excess thermal energy from photovoltaic cells in a photovoltaic module and using the excess thermal energy for heating or to drive a heating and/or cooling apparatus. In one instance, the heating and/or cooling apparatus is an absorption chiller.... Agent:
20110048506 - Manufacturing of optoelectronic devices: A method for manufacturing optoelectronic devices is disclosed. A layered structure may be formed with a plurality of layers including a bottom electrode layer, a top electrode layer, and one or more active layers between the top and bottom electrode layers. The layered structure is divided into one or more... Agent:
20110048505 - Module level solution to solar cell polarization using an encapsulant with opened uv transmission curve: A solar cell module includes interconnected solar cells, a transparent cover over the front sides of the solar cells, and a backsheet on the backside of the solar cells. An encapsulant protectively packages the solar cells. The encapsulant and the transparent cover forms a top protection package that has a... Agent:
20110048504 - Photovoltaic array, framework, and methods of installation and use: A photovoltaic array having a framework comprising a plurality of electrically and mechanically interconnected electrically non-conductive framework elements disposed to supportively receive and mutually electrically interconnect a plurality of photovoltaic modules; a plurality of photovoltaic modules supportively disposed upon the plurality of framework elements and electrically interconnected therewith, each photovoltaic... Agent:
20110048507 - Photovoltaic roofing elements: The present invention relates generally to the photovoltaic generation of electrical energy. The present invention relates more particularly to photovoltaic roofing products for use in photovoltaically generating electrical energy. One aspect of the invention is a photovoltaic roofing element including a roofing substrate; a photovoltaic element disposed on the roofing... Agent:
20110048503 - Solar cell device, method for producing, and use: A solar cell device comprising a photovoltaically active layer between a transparent front cover and a back cover, wherein the front cover comprises a first surface region and a second surface region opposite thereto and facing the photovoltaically active layer, and the back cover comprises a third surface region facing... Agent:
20110048513 - Adhesive composition and method for attaching a component to a substrate: A pressure sensitive adhesive composition for attaching a solar module to a substrate includes an uncured rubbery polymer blend, at least one of a tackifier or a curing agent blend, and a polybutene homopolymer. The tackifier includes a phenolic tackifier resin and the curing agent blend includes at least one... Agent:
20110048512 - Backsheet for rigid photovoltaic modules: p
20110048508 - Doping of carbon nanotube films for the fabrication of transparent electrodes: Techniques for increasing conductivity of carbon nanotube films are provided. In one aspect, a method for increasing conductivity of a carbon nanotube film includes the following steps. The carbon nanotube film is formed from a mixture of metallic and semiconducting carbon nanotubes. The carbon nanotubes are exposed to a solution... Agent:
20110048511 - Dye-sensitized solar cell: The dye-sensitized solar cell includes a working electrode, a counter electrode that is disposed to face the working electrode with a space therebetween, and an electrolyte that fills in between the working electrode and the counter electrode. The counter electrode includes a substrate having a reflectance of 30% or more... Agent:
20110048510 - Sealant, dye-sensitized solar cell including the sealant, and method of manufacturing the dye-sensitized solar cell: A sealant disposed between two substrates to be sealed, the sealant comprising: at least two layers disposed layered on top of each other between the two substrates, wherein the at least two layers comprise materials having different components and at least one layer selected from the at least two layers... Agent:
20110048520 - High efficiency solar cell with a silicon scavenger cell: This invention relates to an improved high efficiency solar cell with a “HEGC stack-dichroic mirror-MEGC stack” architecture or a “HEGC stack-dichroic mirror-MEGC stack-LEGC stack” architecture. The improvement comprises the addition of a silicon cell to act as a scavenger cell to absorb light that would otherwise not be absorbed and... Agent:
20110048514 - Lattice matched semiconductor growth on crystalline metallic substrates: Methods of fabricating a semiconductor layer or device and said devices are disclosed. The methods include but are not limited to providing a metal or metal alloy substrate having a crystalline surface with a known lattice parameter (a). The methods further include growing a crystalline semiconductor alloy layer on the... Agent:
20110048516 - Multijunction photovoltaic cell fabrication: A method for fabrication of a multijunction photovoltaic (PV) cell includes providing a stack comprising a plurality of junctions on a substrate, each of the plurality of junctions having a respective bandgap, wherein the plurality of junctions are ordered from the junction having the smallest bandgap being located on the... Agent:
20110048517 - Multijunction photovoltaic cell fabrication: A method for fabrication of a multijunction photovoltaic (PV) cell includes forming a stack comprising a plurality of junctions on a substrate, each of the plurality of junctions having a respective bandgap, wherein the plurality of junctions are ordered from the junction having the largest bandgap being located on the... Agent:
20110048518 - Nanostructured thin film inorganic solar cells: Inorganic solar cells having a nano-patterned p-n or p-i-n junction to reduce electron and hole travel distance to the separation interface to be less than the magnitude of the drift length or diffusion length, and meanwhile to maintain adequate active material to absorb photons. Formation of the inorganic solar cells... Agent:
20110048515 - Passivation layer for wafer based solar cells and method of manufacturing thereof: A solar cell module layer stack is described. The layer stack includes a doped silicon wafer substrate, a back contact layer for the solar cell module, and a first sputtered and annealed passivation layer between the wafer substrate and the back contact layer, wherein the passivation layer is selected from... Agent:
20110048519 - Photovoltaic device with increased light trapping: Methods and apparatus are provided for converting electromagnetic radiation, such as solar energy, into electric energy with increased efficiency when compared to conventional solar cells. A photovoltaic (PV) device may incorporate front side and/or back side light trapping techniques in an effort to absorb as many of the photons incident... Agent:
20110048523 - Dye-sensitized solar cell: Provided is a dye-sensitized solar cell including a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a first electrode unit and a second electrode unit disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and respectively including at least one or more grid electrodes; an electrolyte filled in the... Agent:
20110048525 - Functional device and method for producing the same: A functional device includes a transparent photoelectrode including a photoelectric substrate 11 and a photoelectrode layer 12a, a counter electrode substrate 18a composed of a metal, an electrolyte solution 15 filled in a space between the two substrates, a corrosion-resistant conductive layer 17a which is disposed on the counter electrode... Agent:
20110048526 - Interconnector for a solar battery and material of the same: A material of an interconnector for a solar battery used as an interconnector for a solar battery which connects cells with each other in a solar battery module, in which at least one of Zr and Mg is contained in a range of 3 ppm or more and 20 ppm... Agent:
20110048532 - Photovoltaic device: Methods and apparatus are provided for converting electromagnetic radiation, such as solar energy, into electric energy with increased efficiency when compared to conventional solar cells. A photovoltaic (PV) unit, according to embodiments of the invention, may have a very thin absorber layer produced by epitaxial lift-off (ELO), all electrical contacts... Agent:
20110048527 - Silver thick film paste compositions and their use in conductors for photovoltaic cells: This invention provides a silver thick film paste composition comprising a silver powder comprising silver particles, each said silver particle comprising silver components 100-2000 nm long, 20-100 nm wide and 20-100 nm thick assembled to form a spherically-shaped, open-structured particle, wherein the d50 particle size is from about 2.5 μm... Agent:
20110048522 - Solar cell: The invention provides a solar cell. The solar cell has the following structures: a substrate; a first electrode formed on the substrate; a light absorbing layer formed on the first electrode, wherein the light absorbing layer includes a first compound thin film and a second compound thin film, and a... Agent:
20110048529 - Solar cell: A solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of contact holes penetrating therethrough, from one surface to the opposing surface and including a part having a first conductive layer selected from p-type and n-type and a part having a second conductive layer different from the first conductive layer... Agent:
20110048531 - Solar cell and fabricating method thereof: Discussed herein are a solar cell and a fabricating method thereof. The solar cell includes a first conductivity-type semiconductor substrate, a second conductivity-type semiconductor layer formed on a front surface of the first conductivity-type semiconductor substrate, and having a conductivity opposite to that of the first conductivity-type semiconductor substrate, an... Agent:
20110048528 - Structure of a solar cell: A structure of a solar cell is provided. The structure of the solar cell includes a substrate, a base and a plurality of nanostructures. The base is disposed on the substrate. The nanostructures are disposed on a surface of the base, or a surface of the base includes the nanostructures,... Agent:
20110048530 - Surface nucleated glasses for photovoltaic devices: Surface nucleated glass ceramics and more particularly photovoltaic devices comprising surface nucleated glass ceramics as the superstrate in the devices are described.... Agent:
20110048524 - Thin film solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: A thin film solar cell, includes: a first electrode; a light absorption layer including a first light absorption layer including a group I element-group III element-group VI element compound, a second light absorption layer including a group I element-group III element-group VI element compound, and a third light absorption layer... Agent:
20110048521 - Thin film solar cell structure having light absorbing layer made of chalcopyrite powders: A thin film solar cell structure having light absorbing layer made of chalcopyrite powders is provided. The thin film solar cell structure includes a substrate, a back electrode layer, a light absorbing layer, and a transparent conductive layer stacked one on another in that sequence. The light absorbing layer includes... Agent:
20110048534 - Nanodipole photovoltaic devices, methods of making and methods of use thereof: A photovoltaic device includes a built-in electric field generated by electric dipoles of nanoparticles embedded in a photoconducting host.... Agent:
20110048533 - Solar cell: A solar cell is discussed. The solar cell includes a substrate, a first electrode on the substrate, a second electrode, and at least one photoelectric transformation unit positioned between the first electrode and the second electrode. The at least one photoelectric transformation unit includes a p-type semiconductor layer, an intrinsic... Agent:
20110048535 - Encapsulated concentrated photovoltaic system subassembly for iii-v semiconductor solar cells: A solar cell receiver subassembly for use in a concentrating solar system which concentrates the solar energy onto a solar cell by a factor of 1000 or more for converting solar energy to electricity, including an optical element defining an optical channel, a solar cell receiver having a support; a... Agent:
20110048536 - Solar panels with adhesive layers: The application is also directed to a panel comprising a front panel comprising a transparent barrier, a back panel and a photovoltaic material layer between the front panel and the back panel. An adhesive layer is between the front panel and the back panel, wherein the adhesive layer adheres the... Agent:
20110048537 - Method of fabricating a semiconductor junction: A method of fabricating a semiconductor junction is disclosed. The method includes forming a quaternary heterovalent compound semiconductor alloy epilayer, determining a doping characteristic of the epilayer, and forming a secondary layer on the epilayer to create a semiconductor junction, the secondary layer being doped in response to the determined... Agent:
20110048538 - Suspension or solution for organic optoelectronic device, making method thereof, and applications: A suspension or solution for an organic optoelectronic device is disclosed. The composition of the suspension or solution includes at least one kind of micro/nano transition metal oxide and a solvent. The composition of the suspension or solution can selectively include at least one kind of transition metal oxide ions... Agent:Previous industry: Tent, canopy, umbrella, or cane
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